About the Book

Language at the Speed of Sight

Language at the Speed of Sight

How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done about It
1st Edition
January 2017
Not Yet Published
Format: Ebook All · 320 Pages
$26.99 U.S. · $31.50 CAN · £15.99 U.K. · €19.99 E.U.
ISBN 9780465080656
Basic Books


According to a leading cognitive scientist, we’ve been teaching reading wrong. The latest science reveals how we can do it right.

About the Author

Mark Seidenberg is Hilldale Professor and Donald O. Hebb Professor in the department of psychology at the University of Wisconsin. He is a cognitive neuroscientist who has studied reading and dyslexia for over three decades. He received a Ph.D. and three other degrees from Columbia University. He has published over a hundred scientific articles and was recently honored as one of the 250 most-cited researchers in the areas of psychology and psychiatry